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Michael Aston

Michael Aston

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
45 - 51
Height
5' 8" (1m 73cm)
Weight
12st. 8lb. (80kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Brown
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2016 - 2017 Chief Anderson
Film (Feature)
Three Dots and a Dash
Valipa Venkat Kiran
Wordsmith Entertainment
Various London and West of London
2016 - 2017 The General
Film (Feature)
Redcon-1
Chee Keong Cheung
Intense Productions Ltd & Apocalypse Productions
The Old Town Hall, Bromley, Kent
2016 Col James Grant MI5
Film (Feature)
The Offering
Julian Bushell
Filmography
Old Crown Courts, Sutton
2014 - 2015 Alan Wilson SIS MI6
Film (Feature)
Time Rush
David Zirilli
Stunt Power Films
2014 - 2015 Met Police Commissioner Chris Williams
Film (Feature)
Valla Desam
N T Nantha
Lakxshanna Pictures
London
2014 Steven Johnson
Film (Feature)
The Newspaper
Jordan Kensington
Invincible Group (IEG Global)
2014 Keith Canadian Parent
Film (Feature)
Beneath the Skin
Aaron Ellis & Michael Collins
New World Cinema
Ascot
2014 Russian Gangster Lawyer
Film (Feature)
White Collar Hooligans 3
Paul Tanter
Press on Features
2014 Myself as having been a victim in a previous episode of Midsummer Murders
TV
The Alan Tichmarsh Show - ITV
Dino Charalambous
Spun Gold TV
ITV Studios London
2013 Head Teacher
Online
Spaniards in London Series 2
Javier Moreno Caballero
spaniardsinlondon.com
2013 Officer Charles
Film (Short)
Corrupt
Ashley Defoe
Ashley Defoe
2012 Charles Drexler
Film (Feature)
The Haunting of Harry Payne re-titled Evil Never Dies
Martyn Pick
EQ Films Ltd
Norfolk
2011 Bernard the Butler to Lex Luthor jr
Film (Feature)
Superman Requiem
Gene Fallaize
Cupsogue Pictures (UK)
Stanmere House Stanmere Park Brighton
2011 Lead Barrister for 7/7 Bombings
TV
ITN London Tonight News Special
Rags Martell
ITN News Limited
ITN Gray's Inn Road Studios London
2011 The Businessman
Film (Short)
Demography
Mark Tower
Flynn Film
Essex & London
2011 MOD Desk Officer
Film (Docu)
UFO, National Geographic
Sean Grundy
Pioneer Productions
2011 Chef & Bar Waiter
Commercial
Brittany Ferries
Sven Harding
The Gate Films
France
2010 The Banker
Commercial
BBC 4 Justice ident
Bridget Cornwell
Red Bee Media
2010 Father
Commercial
BBC 1 Christmas Ident
Chris Balmond
Red Bee Media
2010 General Haynes
Film (Short)
Five Star
Ray Janjua & Shen Mufti
Right Eye Productions
2010 French General Roffe
Corporate
Project Promotion
JT
Catch Films
2010 Richard
Film (Short)
Waiting for a Stranger
Jacob Migicovsky
Lucid Films Productions
East Grinstead
2010 Bad Jack
Film (Short)
The White Room
Paul Mc Neilly
Bubble & Squeak
2010 Club Compare
Music Video
Jazzbit ,Yolanda be Cool / Sing, Sing, Sing
Ben Peters
LUT! Media
Jazz Cafe, London
2010 Jazz Club Card Player
Music Video
Phil Astles Band – This One Goes to Twelve / This One Goes to Twelve
Lester Cockerill and Dom Fisher
Cockerill & Fisher
2010 Business Executive
Commercial
Eurostar - Let Your Mind Explore
Dan Lowe
Partizan
Eurostar train London to Brussels
2010 Father of Family
Corporate
Samsung Engineering Training video
Alan Lee
Uber Creative Ltd
2010 The Executive Client
Corporate
Barclays Capital - Frozen Assets
Peter Litten & Malcolm Davies
Cheerful Scout
2010 Derek the Father
Film (Short)
Fingers
Andrew Sommerville
Sommerville
2010 Pall bearer
TV
The Morgana Show
Matt Lamont
Running Bare Pictures
Channel 4 - London
2010 John Button
Film (Student)
London Life
Daniel Browne
LDN Productions
2010 Doctor Hornby
Theatre
'A Kind of Alaska', by Harold Pinter
Alexandra Schaller & Carmen Ho
The Cochrane Theatre, in association with Central Saint Martins
The Cochrane Theatre London
2009 Main protagonist character in book
Commercial
David Baldacci’s book First Family – commercial
Martin Root
Root
Channel Five USA - London
2009 Detective Inspector Taylor
Film (Student)
Captive
Andy Yates
Captive 7- Ravensbourne College
Ravensbourne College, Kent
2009 The Stranger
Film (Short)
Harsh Living
Obi Ilodobi
Liberated Films
South London
2009 John Stafford
Film (Student)
Nameless
Warren Williams
Film & TV Fiction 2009 University of Hertfordshire
University of Hertfordshire
2009 Nick
Film (Short)
Blank
Juan Pablo Sarmiento
Cazuela Productions
North London

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2014
    Stage Combat Skills (Swords)
    Nobel Training Solutions Ltd
  • 2013
    Stage Combat & Krav Maga Fighting Skills
    Nobel Training Solutions Ltd
  • 2012
    Advanced Acting Courses and Workshops
    The Actors Guild
  • 2012
    Advanced Acting Courses and Workshops
  • 2011
    Acting Workshops
    Jon Campbell Acting Classes
  • 2009
    Acting - Screen, TV, Theatre
    Translantic Films - London
  • 1989
    Master of Science Degree
    UEL

About me

I am an experienced Method Actor, Presenter, Producer and have appeared in a number of Feature films (IMDB) and on TV.
A Member of Equity with a wide emotive range and control, a natural for powerful roles and I relish exercising my skills playing a wide and varied range of parts : from father figure, to professional person, law enforcement officer , to hardened and violent criminal, demon.I also have a very good sense of humour and comedy timing. I am experienced in films, theatre, TV and web commercials, corporate and training videos including professional role playing.

Being masters degree educated, I am professional and reliable and a team player. I am an experienced horseman and having been trained in cavalry skills I am also a proficient instructor in mounted skill at arms. I have been placed in the ribbons at many equestrian competitions over the years. My experience includes having designed, performed and given commentary at public shows in mounted skill at arms displays and mounted parades.

I have undertaken advanced training in TV and screen acting classes in London including stage & film combat. I continue to do workshops and I am a member of the Actors' Centre in London and the Actors' Guild. Some show reels showing some of my work are available on: http://michaelaston.co.uk/showreelsandfilms.html ; (see full details on website http://michaelaston.co.uk).
I am also on Spotlight http://www.spotlight.com/0690-8947-7833; www.uk.castingcallpro.com/cv/michael.aston1and www.starnow.co.uk/michaelaston

Additional Information

Gold, Silver and Bronze medalist representing Great Britain as a member of the British Equestrian Team in the Mounted skill at arms international contests at the Masters International Games in Pretoria, South Africa 2001. See www. michaelaston.co.uk

Additional Skills

Equestrian Show Jumping, Cross Country.

Sub Aqua Diver - BSAC Class II Open Water Diver

Work/life experience & skills include

Projects and events organiser and manager. Actor, presenter, producer and compare. Manager and management consultant. City finance - foreign currency trader - commercial insurance broker. Paralegal. Local government management.Lecturer. See www. michaelaston.co.uk Specialist acting experience : green screen presenter; full studio green screen actor: full studio green screen actor in 3D ; acting for motion capture camera.

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Short
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Cockney, London, Northern Irish, RP, Scottish, Standard, Southern England, Welsh, Standard
Accents (North American) Californian, Canadian, General American, New York City, Southern American
Accents (International) African (South), Arabic, Australian, Dublin, Eastern European, French, German, Indian, Irish, Italian, Middle Eastern, Russian
Languages Spoken English, Italian
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Improvisation, Modelling, Music Videos, Online, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Modelling, Motion Capture, Music Videos, Presenting, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), TV
Organisation Membership Equity
Stage Combat Skills Yes
Driving Licences Standard
Perform nude? No
DBS checked Yes